Glenwood Canyon reopens both directions Wednesday after 24-vehicle pileup
Both directions of Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon reopened just after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday after a pileup of 24 vehicles — 17 passenger and seven semitrucks, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
The pileup was in eastbound traffic near mile marker 120, according to Colorado State Patrol Master Trooper Gary Cutler. Westbound was closed to enable access for emergency vehicles.
At least 15 passenger vehicles and three semis were disabled. Four injuries were in early reports.
Eastbound was closed for nearly three hours.
#BREAKING I-70 in BOTH directions is CLOSED through the Glenwood Canyon due to a multi-car crash with injuries. Initial reports of 17 passenger cars and 7 semi's involved at I-70 MP 120 EB. Expect this to be an extended closure. #COtraffic – 4C10 pic.twitter.com/nw7an61crf— CSP Eagle (@CSP_Eagle) December 29, 2021
This a developing story and will be updated.